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Dinner Tonight: March 19, 2018 Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup


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There’s nothing like a piping hot bowl of soup on a cold or rainy day. This lentil soup recipe packs a nutritional punch with protein-heavy lentils and delicious veggies.

This recipe was provided by Ramona Hamblin. Check out more of her recipes in her cookbook: just cook here’s how.


Serves 3-4

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cups of water
  • 4-6 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 14 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ lb. brown lentils, rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper


  1. First, rinse the lentils, chop the onion, peel and chop the carrots and peel the garlic cloves.
  2. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil
  3. Sauté onion until translucent.
  4. Add everything else
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer uncovered for about an hour.

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